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Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

Improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers.

four stars

90.97

16057 Tampa Palms Boulevard, W, P.M.B. 373 Tampa, FL 33647
tel: (866) 288-7475   Web Site
EIN: 65-0927702

Board Leadership
Ellyn Davidson
President

CEO
Barbara Pfeiffer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 89.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) works to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers. To this end, FORCE has eight mission objectives: to provide people with resources to determine whether they are at high risk for breast, ovarian, and related cancer due to genetic predisposition, family history, or other factors; to provide information about options for managing and living with these risk factors; to provide support for people as they pursue these options; to provide support for families facing these risks; to raise awareness of hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancer; to represent the concerns and interests of our high-risk constituency to the cancer advocacy community, the scientific and medical community, the legislative community, and the general public; to promote research specific to hereditary cancer; and to reduce disparities among underserved populations by promoting access to information, resources and clinical trials specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) works to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers. To this end, FORCE has eight mission objectives: to provide people with resources to determine whether they are at high risk for breast, ovarian, and related cancer due to genetic predisposition, family history, or other factors; to provide information about options for managing and living with these risk factors; to provide support for people as they pursue these options; to provide support for families facing these risks; to raise awareness of hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancer; to represent the concerns and interests of our high-risk constituency to the cancer advocacy community, the scientific and medical community, the legislative community, and the general public; to promote research specific to hereditary cancer; and to reduce disparities among underserved populations by promoting access to information, resources and clinical trials specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

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Financial

three stars

89.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 19.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FL) 90.97 four stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 94.79 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.32 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico (NM) 89.60 three stars
Adler Aphasia Center (NJ) 94.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,161,137
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $349,623
Total Contributions $1,510,760
   Program Service Revenue $184,423
Total Primary Revenue $1,695,183
   Other Revenue $-37
TOTAL REVENUE $1,695,146
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,472,080
   Administrative Expenses $231,874
   Fundraising Expenses $188,896
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,892,850
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-197,704
   
Net Assets $949,196

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Joining Forces Conference $376,676 25.6%
XRAYS Program $257,479 17.5%
Research Registry $155,399 10.5%

Ratings History
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 90.97 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.52 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.11 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 88.96 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 65-0927702
Name in IRS Master File FORCE-FACING OUR RISK OF CANCER EMPOWERED
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,116 5.28% Barbara Pfeiffer Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$97,200 5.13% Sue Friedman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FL) 90.97 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth (TX) 93.88 four stars
Project Sunshine (NY) 97.80 four stars
Eblen Charities (NC) 86.29 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida (FL) 89.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
16057 Tampa Palms Boulevard, W, P.M.B. 373
Tampa, FL 33647
tel: (866) 288-7475
fax: (954) 827-2200
EIN: 65-0927702

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Board Leadership

Ellyn Davidson
President

CEO

Barbara Pfeiffer
Chief Executive Officer

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